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Ontario composting workshop set for March 4,5

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By: SWR Staff

Presented by the Compost Council of Canada, Compost Matters in Ontario is a two-day event of tours and workshops in London, Ontario set for March 4 and 5, 2014. 

On day one:

Noon — TRY Recycling, 11110 Longwoods Road, Delaware

2 p.m. — OrgaWorld London, 4675 Wellington Road South

4 p.m. — A&L Laboratories, 2136 Jetstream Road, London

To simplify transportation and parking at the tour sites, the tours for this workshop will take place by bus. If joining us for the tours, please meet us at the Delta London Armouries Hotel at 325 Dundas Street, downtown London, at 11:20 a.m. The bus will leave at 11:30 a.m.

On day two, presentations run from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.: 

Regulatory and Program Updates:

 Modernizing the Fertilizers Act and Regulations

Darrell Mueller, CFIA

Mixed-Waste Anaerobic Digestion on Agricultural Lands in Ontario

Don Hilborn, OMAFRA

Food Waste Management Case Studies from the European Union

Jens Bo Holm Nielsen, University of Aalborg

Waste Reduction Program Progress

City of Guelph


Technology and Processing Management:

 Incorporating Compostable Plastics in Municipal Organics Recycling Programs

Isaul Lopez, BASF Canada

Essentials of Odour Management at Organics Management Facilities

Thierry Pagé, Odotech (offsite presentation)



Cities Feed Farm Soil

Christine Brown, Ontario Ministry of Agriculture & Food


Compost Markets:

CQA Analyses: How to Interpret and Make Best Use of the Analysis

Ian McLachlin, A&L Canada Laboratories

The Compost Quality Alliance: Going Above and Beyond

Susan Antler and Danielle Buklis, The Compost Council of Canada

For pricing and registration information, please click here.

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